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1976 F150 4x4 standard cab
I searched the forum but didnt come up with much. I am looking for some guidance when it comes to internet parts suppliers. A few things I will be ordering shortly: Horn bar, OEM style mirrors, Rubber floor mat and insul, replacement vinyl for the bench seat, weatherstripping, ect.
Ideal is the best of all 3 worlds: Quality, Price, Service
LMC: Think everyone has heard of them. How's the quality and service?
Blue Oval: quality / customer service?
Mac's antique auto parts?
Obsolete reliable parts/parts123?
c&g ford parts?
Any others I have overlooked?
I am in the DFW area. Are there any local parts houses other the chains that are good?
Wrecking Yards: PickNPull and PullAPart. Posted prices so there's no haggling with the fat guy behind the counter who may not like the way you look (or is just having a bad day).
LMC is hit and miss.. I got extra parts in my shipments and sometimes got stuff I didn't even order. Weird. It's like they don't pay attention or don't care. Sometimes their prices will beat NPD but other stuff is high priced. I compare costs (including shipping)... NPD typically comes out ahead.
All of these suggestions are great places. Most of my experience is with LMC. It's true that it can be hit and miss and parts prices can be higher than others, but on the flip side their catalog is huge and has a lot of parts in one convenient place. Customer service is pretty good: ex
Ordered complete bedside for my 78. Damaged during shipping. Called and told them about it and they sent a new one free of charge and let me keep the damaged one. Cool deal I thought.
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